President Aoun forecasts a range shifts in higher education landscape

North­eastern is uniquely posi­tioned to be ahead of the curve as higher edu­ca­tion shifts to a learning model per­son­al­ized for each indi­vidual stu­dent, Pres­i­dent Joseph E. Aoun told the Fac­ulty Senate on Wednesday.

Northeastern convenes thought leaders to explore new national survey results

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity on Tuesday morning hosted a panel dis­cus­sion cen­tered on the find­ings of the university’s third national survey on higher education’s role in preparing tomorrow’s global workforce.

Most business leaders believe innovation is critical for U.S. colleges to remain globally competitive

A new national survey by North­eastern Uni­ver­sity reveals a con­cern among U.S. busi­ness leaders about the pipeline of talent pro­duced by Amer­ican col­leges and universities.

Northeastern celebrates scholarly excellence

Stu­dents, fac­ulty, and staff were rec­og­nized on Wednesday after­noon at the university’s annual Aca­d­emic Honors Con­vo­ca­tion for their extra­or­di­nary achieve­ments and pas­sion for their work.

Aoun provides guidance on proposed college rating system

North­eastern Pres­i­dent Joseph E. Aoun recently offered sug­ges­tions for the Depart­ment of Edu­ca­tion to con­sider as it develops a new higher edu­ca­tion eval­u­a­tion system.

Northeastern well-​​positioned to meet higher ed challenges, Aoun says

In his annual address to the Fac­ulty Senate, Pres­i­dent Joseph E. Aoun said Amer­ican higher edu­ca­tion is facing changing stu­dent demo­graphics, a shift toward a learner-​​centered approach, and increasing calls to mea­sure outcomes.

Broad-​​based knowledge, experience among key outcomes, higher ed experts agree

North­eastern hosted its second annual summit and released the results of a new national survey — both of which focused on crit­ical issues facing col­leges and uni­ver­si­ties, par­tic­u­larly their role in preparing stu­dents for the global workforce.

Most Americans and business leaders want colleges to provide a broad-​​based education

According to a new North­eastern Uni­ver­sity survey, Amer­ican higher edu­ca­tion is held in high regard, but doubts per­sist about the system’s ability to pre­pare stu­dents for suc­cess in today’s economy.

President Aoun urges innovation as global demand for higher education grows

Pres­i­dent Joseph E. Aoun deliv­ered a keynote address to the Asso­ci­a­tion of Uni­ver­si­ties and Col­leges of Canada in Ottawa at a con­fer­ence focused on the changes in higher edu­ca­tion around the globe.

Living reflections of spirit, soul, and freedom

The­atrical per­for­mance by Boston play­wright adds per­spec­tive to Gallery 360 exhibit cap­turing expe­ri­ence and yearning in the Under­ground Railroad

Northeastern convenes financial aid meeting in Washington

Con­tin­uing his lead­er­ship on national higher edu­ca­tion issues, Pres­i­dent Aoun meets with fed­eral edu­ca­tion offi­cials to dis­cuss fate of Perkins Loan Program

Partnering with United Nations to fight official corruption

Global scholars and gov­ern­ment offi­cials con­vene at North­eastern to draw up the frame­work for an aca­d­emic cur­riculum to train future leaders against cor­rupt prac­tices in public life

3Qs: Catching the copier

A well-​​respected German defense min­ister resigned recently after he admitted that parts of his 2006 doc­toral thesis repeated pas­sages by other authors without proper cita­tion. These days, copying and pasting makes it easier than ever to pla­gia­rize, espe­cially in acad­emia, where papers, projects and dis­ser­ta­tions are written every day. Brenda Berke­laar, a pro­fessor of com­mu­ni­ca­tion studies at North­eastern, clar­i­fies what pla­gia­rism is, how to pre­vent it, and how the short-​​term reper­cus­sions can have lasting effects.